Win a copy of Framing the Global!

Wednesday and Thursday of this week you have the chance to win a copy of our Framing the Global volume. The book introduces readers to the project’s approach to global…

What is regional, international, and global?

Universities around the United States are rethinking area studies, international studies, and global studies, pondering what each adds to our understanding of the world. Some of those institutions were represented…

Teaching A Class On Global Issues?

We’ve got some recommendations. As  you prep for classes on international or global issues for the coming school year, we thought we’d share some books and readings we’ve found useful…

Five Questions With Sean Metzger

What happens when we decenter the concept of Americanization from our considerations of globalization and what “the global” looks like? That question is at the heart of this week’s conversation…

Five Questions With Cohen And Frazier

This week we continue our conversations with Framing the Global Fellows with not one, but two fellows. Deborah Cohen is an associate professor in the University of Missouri at St….

Entering the Global

What is global? What is “the global”? Is it Castells’s Information Society? Is it a collection of Sassen’s global cities? Or Appadurai’s series of disjunctures? Is it the transnational flow…